Oh, Sandie, I am so very sorry.
Deepest sympathy to you and your father and the fluffs and all who love him so very much. God bless you all for giving him the gift of real love and happiness.
Rest in peace, dearest Tony, at the Bridge among so many good friends, safe and beloved always and awaiting that grand reunion.
Love from Pat and cats
I've been Frosted (thanks, Elyse and Karen!).
I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
Death thought about it.
"Cats," he said eventually. "Cats are nice."
-- Terry Pratchett, Sourcery